The EU filed a complaint with the WTO over U.S. duties

ЕС подал жалобу в ВТО из-за американских пошлин

The request for consultations is the formal reason for the beginning of the dispute with WTO

The European Commission demands that EU producers was “unconditionally” released from announced U.S. duties on steel and aluminum.

The Union sent an official request to the world trade organization (WTO) for consultations with the United States as part of the dispute duties on steel products and aluminium. On Tuesday, April 17, the press service of the WTO.

EU “as an exporter with great interest” demanded to hold early consultations with the United States.

Circles close to the European Commission, it became known that the negotiations between the EU and the USA are already being held “on different levels”. The European Commission demands that EU producers was “unconditionally” released from the announced large tariffs on steel and aluminum.

Earlier, the President of the United States Donald trump introduced a duty of 25% for steel and 10% aluminum. A temporary exception is made for Canada, Mexico, Australia, Argentina, Brazil, South Korea and the EU.

We will remind, in early April, China appealed to the WTO on the question of the new duties of the United States.

Source: Russian service of Deutsche Welle

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